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Product Description: A collection of essays first published in 1986, Having Everything Right revolves around the history, folklore, and physical beauty of the Pacific Northwest. In terms of genre the book comes closest to books like Wallace Stegner’s Wolf Willow or the essay collections of Edward Abbey and Wendell Berry, books that blend personal vision and regional evocation...read more
By Robert Michael Pyle (introduced by)

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9781940436401 | Reprint edition (Pharos Editions, October 11, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A collection of essays first published in 1986, Having Everything Right revolves around the history, folklore, and physical beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

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Product Description: By an early age, Robert Michael Pyle discovered that he had a greater facility with words than with numbers. In high school, he found he could get good grades and win essay contests by relying on words alone. But he wasn’t really moved to write until a powerful experience in the summer of 1965 brought his pen together with his passion for the natural world, and he wrote his first heartfelt essay...read more

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9780870718816 | Oregon State Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: By an early age, Robert Michael Pyle discovered that he had a greater facility with words than with numbers.

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Product Description: Chinook and Chanterelle is Robert Michael Pyle's second full-length book of poetry. Rich in natural images, stories, and indelible episodes from the whole world around us, Pyle's poems also track the territory of loss and grief as it rises onto the higher ground of rediscovery, redemption, and re-enchantment...read more

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9780996858403, titled "Chinook & Chanterelle" | Lost Horse Pr, April 1, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Chinook and Chanterelle is Robert Michael Pyle's second full-length book of poetry.

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Product Description: In the tradition of The Sense of Wonder by Rachel Carson and On the Loose by Terry and Renny Russell, Earth & Eros combines words and photographs to inspire readers to deepen their connection with nature. The book awakens readers to the full force of eros -- the life force that connects us to our bodies, other humans, all living beings, and the earth as a living being...read more
By Robert Michael Pyle (foreword by)

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9781940468280 | White Cloud Pr, December 15, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In the tradition of The Sense of Wonder by Rachel Carson and On the Loose by Terry and Renny Russell, Earth & Eros combines words and photographs to inspire readers to deepen their connection with nature.

By Robert Michael Pyle (foreword by)

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9780395669761, titled "Insight Guides Naples" | Apa Productions, December 1, 1992, cover price $21.95 | also contains Insight Guides Naples

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Product Description: Arkansas Butterflies and Moths continues the nature series created by Carl Hunter for the Ozark Society Foundation with his popular field guides Wildflowers of Arkansas and Trees, Shrubs, and Vines of Arkansas. Species identification is facilitated through detailed text entries alongside full-sized photographs...read more
By Robert Michael Pyle (foreword by), Don R. Simons (photographer) and Lori A. Spencer

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9780912456270 | 2 edition (Ozark Society Foundation, May 1, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Arkansas Butterflies and Moths continues the nature series created by Carl Hunter for the Ozark Society Foundation with his popular field guides Wildflowers of Arkansas and Trees, Shrubs, and Vines of Arkansas.
9780912456256 | Ozark Society Foundation, October 1, 2006, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: General information about butterfly gardening and prime butterfly locations in Arkansas complements an illustrated guide to 263 butterfly species, which includes detailed descriptions of each species and its life cycle, habitat, and behavior, as well as more than three hundred color photographs.

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Product Description: With a love for adventure as great as his lifelong fascination with butterflies, America’s best-known lepidopterist set himself an irresistible challenge: how many of the 800 species of butterflies known in the United States could he track down in a single year? Packing little more than a butterfly net and favorite binoculars in his well-travelled 1982 Honda, Robert M...read more

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9780618945399 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, September 27, 2010), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Part road-trip tale, part travelogue of lost and found landscapes, all good-natured natural history, Mariposa Road tracks Bob Pyle’s journey across the United States as he races against the calendarin his search for as many of the 800 American butterflies as he can find.

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9780300190977 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, March 19, 2013), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: With a love for adventure as great as his lifelong fascination with butterflies, America’s best-known lepidopterist set himself an irresistible challenge: how many of the 800 species of butterflies known in the United States could he track down in a single year?

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Product Description: “It is interesting to contemplate a tangled bank, clothed with many plants of many kinds, with birds singing on the bushes, with various insects flitting about, and with worms crawling through the damp earth, and to reflect that these elaborately constructed forms, so different from each other, and dependent upon each other in so complex a manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us…” —Charles Darwin, The Origin of SpeciesRobert Michael Pyle’s popular “Tangled Bank” column appeared in fifty-two consecutive issues of Orion and Orion Afield magazines over eleven years...read more

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9780870716799 | Oregon State Univ Pr, October 1, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: “It is interesting to contemplate a tangled bank, clothed with many plants of many kinds, with birds singing on the bushes, with various insects flitting about, and with worms crawling through the damp earth, and to reflect that these elaborately constructed forms, so different from each other, and dependent upon each other in so complex a manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us…” —Charles Darwin, The Origin of SpeciesRobert Michael Pyle’s popular “Tangled Bank” column appeared in fifty-two consecutive issues of Orion and Orion Afield magazines over eleven years.

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An ecologist and author of Chasing Monarchs reflects on the everyday natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest as he describes the lives of plants, animals, and humans through every season of the year during his thirty years living in the village of Gray's River, near the mouth of the Columbia River. Reprint.

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9780395828212 | Houghton Mifflin, January 11, 2007, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: An ecologist reflects on the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest as he describes the lives of plants, animals, and humans through every season of the year during his thirty years in the village of Gray's River, near the mouth of the Columbia River.

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9780618919796 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, January 17, 2008), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An ecologist and author of Chasing Monarchs reflects on the everyday natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest as he describes the lives of plants, animals, and humans through every season of the year during his thirty years living in the village of Gray's River, near the mouth of the Columbia River.

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Product Description: After a long and accomplished career in scientific illustration, Bonnie Hall turned with wonder and determination to the art of screenprinting. Resolved to "share the privileged close scrutiny of nature" that she had enjoyed, Hall created her first screenprint in 1992 while undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer...read more

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9780870711169 | Oregon State Univ Pr, November 30, 2005, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: After a long and accomplished career in scientific illustration, Bonnie Hall turned with wonder and determination to the art of screenprinting.

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A small-format gift book offers stunning full-page photographs of two hundred butterflies from around the world, accompanied by informative essays on butterfly migration, watching and collecting butterflies, butterflies and the environment, and butterfly gardening. 30,000 first printing.
By Brian Cassie, Robert Michael Pyle (foreword by) and Kjell Bloch Sandved (photographer)

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9780821228937 | Bulfinch Pr, May 5, 2004, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Offers full-page photographs of two hundred butterflies from around the world, accompanied by essays on butterfly migration, butterfly watching and collecting, butterflies and the environment, and butterfly gardening.

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Product Description: "àa rich and fitting tribute." -PUBLISHERS WEEKLY "With previously unpublished journal entries and letters, this volume captures the original mountain man's final trek." -OUTSIDE "I am now writing up some notes, but when they will be ready for publication I do not know...read more
By Michael P. Branch (editor), John Muir and Robert Michael Pyle (foreword by)

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9781559636414 | Island Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: "àa rich and fitting tribute.

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Product Description: From the black-and-white stripes of a Zebra Swallowtail to the pale jade of a Malachite, coloring your own field guide is the most enjoyable way to learn about butterflies. Each drawing is accompanied by a brief description that educates as it entertains...read more

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9780544033399 | Clr csm st edition (Houghton Mifflin, March 5, 2013), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: From the black-and-white stripes of a Zebra Swallowtail to the pale jade of a Malachite, coloring your own field guide is the most enjoyable way to learn about butterflies.
9780618307234 | Clr sub edition (Houghton Mifflin, March 27, 2003), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: From the black-and-white stripes of a Zebra Swallowtail to the pale jade of a Malachite, coloring your own field guide is the most enjoyable way to learn about butterflies.
9780395346754 | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 1983, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Learning about nature has never been so much fun -- or so easy.

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Product Description: THE BUTTERFLIES OF CASCADIA covers every species and subspecies found in the Pacific Northwest, from southern B.C. to northern California and Nevada, from western Idaho to the Pacific, and all of Washington and Oregon. Virtually every species is illustrated by brilliant photographs from life, while the more difficult and variable groups also have color plates of comparative specimens and superb full-color drawings...read more
By David Nunnallee (photographer), Robert Michael Pyle and Idie Ulsh (photographer)

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9780914516132 | Seattle Audubon Society, May 1, 2002, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: THE BUTTERFLIES OF CASCADIA covers every species and subspecies found in the Pacific Northwest, from southern B.

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Product Description: As logging continues to rule the rural Northwest, Wintergreen's message is more important than ever. Set in the Willapa Hills of southwest Washington, both people and forest are threatened with extinction. Timeless among the literature of the land, Wintergreen is now back in print with a new afterword by the author...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781570613104 | Sasquatch Books, July 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: As logging continues to rule the rural Northwest, Wintergreen's message is more important than ever.

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Tracing the travel route of the monarch butterfly, a lepidopterist and author of Wintergreen follows the annual mass migration of the colorful insects from their breeding grounds in British Columbia to their winter home in Mexico. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780395828205 | Houghton Mifflin, August 1, 1999, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Follows the annual mass migration of the colorful insects from their breeding grounds in British Columbia to their winter home in Mexico

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9780618127436 | 1 edition (Mariner Books, May 31, 2001), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Follows the annual mass migration of the colorful insects from their breeding grounds in British Columbia to their winter home in Mexico.

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Product Description: For Robert Michael Pyle, "walking the high ridge" is a way of life both figuratively and literally. In his latest book he describes in compelling detail his efforts to live and work in that special natural space Nabokov described as "a high ridge where the mountainside of scientific knowledge joins the opposite slope of artistic imagination...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781571312433 | Milkweed Editions, September 1, 2000, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: For Robert Michael Pyle, "walking the high ridge" is a way of life both figuratively and literally.

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9781571312426 | Milkweed Editions, September 1, 2000, cover price $14.00

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Scientific and literary writings from a variety of sources reveal Nabokov's preoccupation with butterflies and his desire to promote the delights of the natural world. (view table of contents)

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9780807085400 | Beacon Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Scientific and literary writings from a variety of sources reveal Nabokov's preoccupation with butterflies and his desire to promote the delights of the natural world.
9780807085424 | Limited edition (Beacon Pr, July 1, 2000), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Edited and Annotated by Brian Boyd and Robert Michael Pyle New Translations from the Russian by Dmitri Nabokov This extraordinary verbal and visual feast of never-before-seen Nabokoviana presents the great writer's lifelong passions for literature and butterflies through a rich array of novels, stories, poems, autobiography, interviews, diaries, and more, plus a wealth of beautiful and fanciful drawings by Nabokov and photographs of him in the field.

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The author remembers his first encounter with the wonders of nature as a child in the region of the High Line Canal in Colorado and describes how this special place became both sanctuary and teacher (view table of contents)

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9780395466315 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 1993, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The author remembers his first encounter with the wonders of nature as a child in the region of the High Line Canal in Colorado and describes how this special place became both sanctuary and teacher

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9781558217034 | Reprint edition (Lyons Pr, November 1, 1998), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The author remembers his first encounter with the wonders of nature as a child in the region of the High Line Canal in Colorado and describes how this special place became both sanctuary and teacher

Product Description: In his vivid portrayal of the land, plants, people and animals of the Willapa Hills of Washington State, Bob Pyle makes the modest patch of land he writes about a metaphor for the world. Winner of the 1987 John Burroughs Medal for best natural history book of the year...read more

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9780844669182, titled "Wintergreen: Listening to the Land's Heart" | Peter Smith Pub Inc, July 1, 1997, cover price $23.25 | About this edition: In his vivid portrayal of the land, plants, people and animals of the Willapa Hills of Washington State, Bob Pyle makes the modest patch of land he writes about a metaphor for the world.

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9780395465592, titled "Wintergreen: Listening to the Land's Heart" | Houghton Mifflin, March 1, 1996, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The author recounts his experiences observing the land, animals, plants, and people of the Willapa Hills region of Washington State

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A scientist who was granted a Guggenheim fellowship to investigate the Sasquatch legend recounts how he found a giant fossil footprint and learned a corroborating Native American legend about a less-evolved race

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9780395441145 | Houghton Mifflin, July 1, 1995, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: A scientist who was granted a Guggenheim fellowship to investigate the Sasquatch legend recounts how he found a giant fossil footprint and learned a corroborating Native American legend about a less-evolved race

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9780395857014 | Mariner Books, June 18, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A scientist who was granted a Guggenheim fellowship to investigate the Sasquatch legend recounts how he found a giant fossil footprint and learned a corroborating Native American legend about a less-evolved race

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By Kristin Kest (illustrator) and Robert Michael Pyle

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9780395670880 | Ticknor & Fields, October 1, 1993, cover price $6.95

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Discusses finding and watching butterflies, identifying and photographing them, and butterfly gardening and conservation

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9780395616291 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, June 26, 1992), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Discusses finding and watching butterflies, identifying and photographing them, and butterfly gardening and conservation

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Describes the life cycle and behavior of butterflies and moths, gives advice on watching, photographing, and collecting them, and discusses field notes, mapping, and conservation

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9780684181516 | Scribner, June 1, 1984, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Describes the life cycle and behavior of butterflies and moths, gives advice on watching, photographing, and collecting them, and discusses field notes, mapping, and conservation

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